This plant has been awarded an RHS Award of Garden Merit.Av. Growth/Year* = Average growth per year in first 10-20 years, click here for more details.
Native plant with superb foliage, medium green leaves turning rich copper in autumn. Not suitable for heavy or wet soil where Hornbeam is preferable. Shade tolerant. If a Beech hedge is trimmed in late summer, the leaves remain on better during the winter. Do not plant Beech in a frost pocket as it will get damaged.
Tree Guards are generally not recommended for Beech plants as they can encourage Beech Aphids.HEDGE Retains copper foliage throughout the winter. Trim July or August. For hedges 3ft (90cm) upwards. Plant 9-18ins (23-45cm) apart or for a denser or stock-proof hedge plant in a staggered double row with 15ins (38cm) between rows and 18ins (45cm) between plants. TREE 35ft x 20ft (11m x 6m) in 20 years, ultimate height 100ft (30m).
Tr = Transplanted, click here for more details.
Sd = Bare rooted seedling.
Pg = Pot grown.
Cg = Bundle of 10 cell-grown plants, click here for more details.
We can only sell bare-rooted plants when they are dormant. Orders for bare-rooted plants will be sent when the plants are dormant again (depending on the weather this is normally in November). We still have a wide range of pot grown and cell grown plants available for despatch or collection.
We don't charge your credit card for goods until they are about to be despatched. Orders received before October will be charged at this season's prices. We process orders on a first come, first served basis so to get your plants as early as possible please place your order now.
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Length of Hedge
Cell grown plants only available in packs of 10, so the price shown is for the number of packs required to get at least the number of plants shown.
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